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Distracted Driving: No Texting

This OSHA pamphlet points out the very real dangers of distracted driving, which was responsible for more than 3,000 deaths and 416,000 injuries in 20...

The National Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction,  Final Report on the 2014 & 2015 Safety Stand‐Downs

This CPWR report analyzes data from OSHA's database of participants who received certificates during the 2015 Falls Stand-down. Many more companies an...

Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect

This is the 24th edition of the AFL-CIO Health and Safety Division's Death on the Job annual review. It reports on several key trends. Latino workers...

MSA User Safety Notice for 50 ft. / 15 m. Workman® Self-Retracting Lanyard

Mine Safety Appliances is issuing this notice because it determined that a small percentage of Workman 50 ft. / 15 m. SRLs manufactured from January t...

Nanomaterials

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Nanomaterials addresses the emerging issue of Nanomaterials in construction with concern that these extremely small and haza...

Improving Safety Presentations Using Lessons From TED Talks

This presentation to the Chesapeake Chapter of the American Industrial Hygiene Association on June 23, 2015 by Bruce Lippy draws lessons for safety tr...

Safe Use of Ladders and Stepladders: A Brief Guide

This guidance from the British Health and Safety Executive was designed for employers to safely use ladders and stepladders, but should also be useful...

Do Not Operate Tag

Whenever a worker discovers equipment that is unsafe, they should place a Do Not Operate tag on it to warn of others of the dangers....

Scaffold tag Competent Person

Scaffolds must be inspected by a competent person. This site uses a green tag to let users know the scaffold was inspected....

Emergency Plan

Every site should have an emergency plan that informs workers where to go in case of an emergency. A map is an easy way to communicate exit routes and...